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* ''Literature/TheTimeShips'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]]. In an interesting twist, Baxter himself presents it as though [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis it was taken from a lost manuscript by the Time Traveller himself]].

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* ''Literature/TheTimeShips'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]]. In an interesting twist, Baxter himself presents it as though [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis [[DirectLineToTheAuthor it was taken from a lost manuscript by the Time Traveller himself]].


* ''The H-Bomb Girl'', a foray into Young Adult fiction; in 1962, a young girl in Liverpool finds herself at a crossroads between various [[AlternateHistory alternate histories]] against the backdrop of the [[UsefulNotes/HistoryOfTheColdWar CubanMissileCrisis]].

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* ''The H-Bomb Girl'', a foray into Young Adult fiction; in 1962, a young girl in Liverpool finds herself at a crossroads between various [[AlternateHistory alternate histories]] against the backdrop of the [[UsefulNotes/HistoryOfTheColdWar CubanMissileCrisis]].Cuban Missile Crisis]].



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->''"Sometimes people say that we're living in the future, and time's up for science fiction, but I think that never will be, because science fiction really isn't about the future. It's about change and present-day concerns."''


A British author known for his [[MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness hard sci-fi]] novels. He's most known for his far-future space opera series [[{{Literature/XeeleeSequence}} The Xeelee Sequence]], but he also writes a fair amount of AlternateHistory and more near-future fiction. He has a website [[http://www.stephen-baxter.com/index.html here]]. His works include:

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A Stephen Baxter (born 13 November 1957) is a British author known for his [[MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness hard sci-fi]] novels. He's most known for his far-future space opera series [[{{Literature/XeeleeSequence}} The Xeelee Sequence]], but he also writes a fair amount of AlternateHistory and more near-future fiction. He has a website [[http://www.stephen-baxter.com/index.html here]]. His works include:


** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture (when it was written, that is) book about an expedition to Titan. But more like alternate history considering it took place from the late 90's to 2016

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** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture (when it was written, that is) book about an expedition to Titan. But more like alternate history considering it took place from the late 90's to 2016



* ''Time's Tapestries'', an AlternateHistory series.

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* The ''Northland'' trilogy, set in prehistoric Doggerland (called "Northland" in the novel) and focuses on the attempts of Northland's inhabitants to adapt to the rising sea levels slowly eroding its coastline.
* ''Time's Tapestries'', Tapestry'', an AlternateHistory series.



* ''Traces'', a collection of 21 short stories. It is not related to any particular series by Baxter.



* ''{{Literature/The Time Ships}}'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].
** In an interesting twist, Baxter himself presents it as though [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis it was taken from a lost manuscript by the Time Traveler himself]].
* ''The H-Bomb Girl'', a foray into Young Adult fiction; in 1962, a young girl in Liverpool finds herself at a crossroads between various [[AlternateHistory alternate histories]] against the backdrop of the CubanMissileCrisis.

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* ''{{Literature/The Time Ships}}'', ''Literature/TheTimeShips'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].
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timelines]]. In an interesting twist, Baxter himself presents it as though [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis it was taken from a lost manuscript by the Time Traveler Traveller himself]].
* ''The H-Bomb Girl'', a foray into Young Adult fiction; in 1962, a young girl in Liverpool finds herself at a crossroads between various [[AlternateHistory alternate histories]] against the backdrop of the CubanMissileCrisis.[[UsefulNotes/HistoryOfTheColdWar CubanMissileCrisis]].


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* ''The Medusa Chronicles'', co-authored with Creator/AlastairReynolds; sequel to Creator/ArthurCClarke's ''A Meeting with Medusa''.
* ''The Massacre of Mankind'', an official sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds''.

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** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture book about an expedition to Titan. But more like alternate history considering it took place from the late 90's to 2016

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** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture (when it was written, that is) book about an expedition to Titan. But more like alternate history considering it took place from the late 90's to 2016


** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture book about an expedition to Titan.

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** ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture book about an expedition to Titan. But more like alternate history considering it took place from the late 90's to 2016


* ''Anti-Ice'', set in an alternate world where a semi-stable form of antimatter is discovered in the mid-1800's, spurring an early industrial revolution and resulting in an AlternateHistory SteamPunk world where Britain becomes a superpower with antimatter bombs at their disposal.

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* ''Anti-Ice'', set in an alternate world where a semi-stable form of antimatter is discovered in the mid-1800's, mid-1800s, spurring an early industrial revolution and resulting in an AlternateHistory SteamPunk world where Britain becomes a superpower with antimatter bombs at their disposal.


* ''Literature/The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].

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* ''Literature/The ''{{Literature/The Time Ships'', Ships}}'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].


* ''The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].

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* ''The ''Literature/The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].


** ''ManifoldSpace'' is the opposite, with the universe actually ''brimming'' with intelligent life, but the reason we've never seen it before is because it is periodically "sterilized" by natural cosmological events.

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** ''ManifoldSpace'' ''Literature/ManifoldSpace'' is the opposite, with the universe actually ''brimming'' with intelligent life, but the reason we've never seen it before is because it is periodically "sterilized" by natural cosmological events.



* The ''Time Odyssey'' series, in collaboration with ArthurCClarke. Intended as an "[[InsistentTerminology orthoquel]]"[[note]]i.e. AlternateUniverse[[/note]] to Clarke's famous ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' series.

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* The ''Time Odyssey'' series, in collaboration with ArthurCClarke.Creator/ArthurCClarke. Intended as an "[[InsistentTerminology orthoquel]]"[[note]]i.e. AlternateUniverse[[/note]] to Clarke's famous ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' series.



* ''[[{{Literature/Evolution}} Evolution]]'', a standalone novel about the evolution of humans and their ultimate fate.
* ''The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].

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* ''[[{{Literature/Evolution}} Evolution]]'', ''{{Literature/Evolution}}'', a standalone novel about the evolution of humans and their ultimate fate.
* ''The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to Creator/HGWells' ''TheTimeMachine'' ''Literature/TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].


* ''Literature/TheLongEarth'', a trilogy co-written with Creator/TerryPratchett about the sudden discovery of parallel Earths.

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* ''Literature/TheLongEarth'', a trilogy series co-written with Creator/TerryPratchett about the sudden discovery of parallel Earths.


** ''Literature/{{Titan}}'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture book about an expedition to Titan.
** ''Literature/{{Moonseed}}'' - A prolonged lunar exploration programme in the 70s accidentally brings a mysterious, nanoplague-like substance to Earth during a return mission. Stuff happens...

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** ''Literature/{{Titan}}'' ''Titan'' - A TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture book about an expedition to Titan.
** ''Literature/{{Moonseed}}'' ''Moonseed'' - A prolonged lunar exploration programme in the 70s accidentally brings a mysterious, nanoplague-like substance to Earth during a return mission. Stuff happens...


* ''The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to HGWells' ''TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].

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* ''The Time Ships'', an authorized sequel to HGWells' Creator/HGWells' ''TheTimeMachine'' that incorporates more modern science fiction concepts, such as Dyson Spheres and time travel creating [[AlternateHistory branching timelines]].

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